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“We lived in Asia. I was doing dog rescue (meat trucks) and found Pepe in a ditch. He was no more than a few weeks old and 12 lbs. we brought him back to the states and at one year old, he is nearly 100 lbs. !! He’s sweet and silly- we assumed the Chinese village dog but wondered why he had the short snout and was so large! It all makes perfect sense now!! Instagram account below is Bentley, his “brother” but Pepe is frequently in the posts!”

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Place of Birth

Macao

Current Location

Boynton Beach, Florida, USA

From

Macao

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Genetic Breed Result

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Embark Supermutt analysis

What’s in that Supermutt? There may be small amounts of DNA from these distant ancestors:

Southeast Asian Village Dog

Dogs inhabit the forests, mountains, and beaches of Southeast Asia, living among the hundreds of civilizations found in that region. These dogs are as diverse as the region, showing a wide range of shapes and sizes, as well as harboring very high genetic diversity. Each Southeast Asian dog is a remarkable and unique pup!

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Rottweiler

Originally used for driving cattle and protecting valuable convoys, Rottweilers are now popular family pets as well as guard, police and military dogs.

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Genetic Stats

Wolfiness

4.3 % HIGH

Predicted Adult Weight

57 lbs

Genetic Age
32 human years

Based on the date of birth provided

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Southeast Asian Village Dog
Rottweiler

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Pepe is not at increased risk for the genetic health conditions that Embark tests.

Breed-Relevant Genetic Conditions

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Neuroaxonal Dystrophy, NAD

Identified in Rottweilers

Juvenile Laryngeal Paralysis and Polyneuropathy

Identified in Rottweilers

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Through Pepe’s mitochondrial DNA we can trace his mother’s ancestry back to where dogs and people first became friends. This map helps you visualize the routes that his ancestors took to your home. Their story is described below the map.

Haplogroup

A5

Haplotype

A206

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A5

Pepe’s Haplogroup

A5 is a rare maternal lineage. It is most numerous among the village dogs of Vietnam, though it is also present in the Chow Chow breed. Additionally, it is found in the Carolina Dog, and attests to this population’s origins among the indigenous native dog.

A206

Pepe’s Haplotype

Part of the A5 haplogroup, this haplotype occurs most commonly in Chow Chows and Xoloitzcuintlis.

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The Chow Chow is a carrier of the rare A5 haplogroup.

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Through Pepe’s Y-chromosome we can trace his father’s ancestry back to where dogs and people first became friends. This map helps you visualize the routes that his ancestors took to your home. Their story is described below the map.

Haplogroup

A2a

Haplotype

Hc.12

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A2a

Pepe’s Haplogroup

A2a is a truly ancient lineage. Unlike the recent upstart A1 lineages which found their way from a few popular European males a couple hundred years ago into many dogs in many breeds, A2a shows ancient roots without major recent expansion. It is likely one of the oldest eastern Eurasian male lineages of dogs, where it has existed for thousands of years. Nowadays, it's commonly found in Tibetan Terriers and Chow Chows as well as in Southeastern Asian village dogs. The Chow Chow seems to have been depicted in sculpture over 2,000 years ago, so this is an ancient lineage indeed, and dogs with it have a long and noble pedigree! Males from this lineage have continued to be bred in similar forms and breeds for millennia.

Hc.12

Pepe’s Haplotype

Part of the A2a haplogroup, this rare haplotype occurs in Papua New Guinea and Vietnam.

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The large-sized Tibetan Mastiff descends from this ancient lineage.

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